Sophomore Sofia Garcia (Texas Tech) and junior Viktor Hovland (Oklahoma State) were awarded Big 12 accolades for the month of October.
Garcia was tabbed Women’s Golfer of the Month after earning medalist honors, with a score of 207 (-9), for the first time in her career at the Illini Invitational. The sophomore golfer also finished in the top-10 at the Jim West Challenge (T-3rd) and at the Betsy Rawls Invitational (T-10th).
Hovland received Men’s Golfer of the Month after earning his second and third victories of his career during the month of October. The No. 1 Golfweek/Sagarin golfer posted a score of 206 (-4) to tie for medalist honors at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate. The junior also recorded a 68 to win the prestigious East Lake.
This is the first career honor for Garcia and the second for Hovland.
2018-19 BIG 12 GOLFERS OF THE MONTH
|Date||Women’s Golfer of the Month||Men’s Golfer of the Month|
|Oct. 3||Emilee Hoffman, UT, Jr.||Matthew Wolff, OSU, So.|
|Nov. 7||Sofia Garcia, TTU, So.||Viktor Hovland, OSU, Jr.|